Swanson Rink Awards Third Scholarship to BYC Participant
Swanson Rink is excited to announce that Jonetta Owens is the third recipient of the Superior Standards Scholarship. Jonetta’s touching essay, her determination to succeed regardless of circumstance, and her proven dedication to Bannock Youth Center shown by volunteering her time as an intern at the organization ultimately made her the clear winner of this year’s scholarship. With help from the Superior Standards Scholarship Jonetta will continue attending National American University getting her one step closer to obtaining her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.
Swanson Rink hosts an annual kickball tournament to raise money for the Superior Standards Scholarship fund, benefiting Bannock Youth Center. Bannock Youth Center is an organization that is part of Volunteers of America Colorado and provides living skills, leadership training, mentoring, and resources to youth in the Volunteers of America transitional living programs. Swanson Rink has chosen to support this program for the past several years, and plans to continue to grow the scholarship fund so that more youth can achieve their educational goals.